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Fido’s Summer Plans

Fido’s Summer Plans

June 15, 2019

Summer is here! We know that many of you are looking forward to seasonal activities. Our canine companions also enjoy summertime. In fact, your pooch may have a few things on his own agenda! Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Fido’s summer plans. Explore Man’s Best Friend definitely has a healthy sense of adventure. Fido loves going to parks and exploring new trails. Sniffing strange patches of grass is also pretty high … Read More »

Kittyproofing Your Tree

December 15, 2018

Kitties have some very cute holiday traditions, such as helping their humans decorate, supervising the cooking, and, of course, wreaking havoc on Christmas trees. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet offers some helpful advice on putting up a cat-proofed tree. Decorate Carefully Keep your feline buddy in mind as you are hanging decorations. Decorate the bottom part of the tree sparingly, and with safe, sturdy ornaments, things that won’t break if Fluffy knocks … Read More »

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 15, 2018

Did you know that Friday, June 22nd, is Take Your Dog To Work Day? This cute, pet-friendly holiday has caught on at many companies! Just be sure to follow some basic precautions for taking your pooch to work. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses taking Fido to work. Job Search Dogs can fit seamlessly into some businesses. Others? Not so much. If you work in a small office, book store, pet store, … Read More »

7 Great Holiday Gifts for Cats

December 15, 2017

Happy Holidays! Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Picking out the perfect gifts for loved ones can be quite tricky! Don’t forget to pick up something for your cat! Fluffy definitely deserves a special present or two. Read on for some great kitty gift ideas from a local Los Gatos, CA vet. Bed As we all know, our feline friends are very sleepy little furballs. A bed is a great gift for Fluffy! You … Read More »

Cold Summer Snacks for Fido

June 15, 2017

Summertime is officially here! There’s no better way to cool off on a hot summer day than with a delicious cold snack, like ice cream. Of course, if there’s one thing our canine buddies unanimously love, it’s snacks. Why not make your pet some cool treats of his own? Here, a local Los Gatos, CA vet lists some great summer snacks for Fido. Doggy Ice Cream To make ice cream for your pooch, start by … Read More »

National Feral Cat Day

October 15, 2016

Did you know that October 16th is National Feral Cat Day? This is certainly a wonderful and worthy cause, and one we are happy to support. We believe that every living being deserves to be treated with kindness and compassion. There are far too many homeless kitties fending for themselves! Read on as a San Jose, CA vet discusses feral cats. What Are Feral Cats? Although physically there is no difference between a stray kitty, … Read More »

How to Be a Great Puppy Parent

April 15, 2016

Have you recently adopted a puppy? Good for you! Getting a new puppy is both fun and exciting. Puppy kisses and tail wags are almost unbearably adorable, and, as far as we’re concerned, some of the best things in life. Getting a new furbaby isn’t all fun and games, though. Little Fido has a lot of growing to do and a lot to learn, so you have a good amount of puppy parenting before you. … Read More »

Helpful Tips for Bathing Your Cat

October 15, 2015

Do you bathe your cat? While kitties are very good at grooming themselves and keeping that pretty fur looking soft and shiny, some people do prefer to give their cats baths. There’s no harm in bathing your cat once in a while, as long as you do it safely. A San Jose, CA veterinarian discusses bathing cats in this article. Supplies First, a light shopping trip is in order. You’ll need to get full body … Read More »

Good Nutrition Gives Your Kitten a Healthy Start

April 15, 2015

Your brand-new kitten Ginger will add some welcome spice to your household. You just brought this feisty orange tabby home from your city’s animal shelter, and she has already raced through every corner of your house. After discovering her numerous cat toys, this entrancing seven-week-old kitten spent the last hour tormenting and gnawing them into submission. To fuel her action-packed lifestyle, and support her rapidly growing body, little Ginger requires a top-notch kitten food. Tomorrow, … Read More »

The Basics of Microchipping

January 15, 2014

You’ve probably heard of microchips—they’re the new alternative to the classic ID tags on your pet’s collar, and also work great as a supplement to those standard identification methods. A Cambrian veterinarian answers a few of your most common questions below. What Exactly is a Microchip? A microchip is a tiny computer chip, usually about the size of a grain of rice. Information is implanted electronically in the chip—this includes your personal identification information like … Read More »